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AQS QuiltWeek
Lisa Bongean and Linda Hrcka won a 1st Place Award for PORTLAND ROSE at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Linda’s intricate quilting and Lisa’s use of wool and flannel are the subjects of this video interview. Lisa, who teaches wool applique nationally, created the flannel and wool applique and wool batting  based on an antique four-block quilt. Linda...
Have you wondered what the awards ceremony was like at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014? Here are the highlights of our 30th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Presentation! As attendees walked into the Carson Center, many were thrilled (some overwhelmed!) at the sight of an incredible banner that displayed images of all 30 Paducah Best...
This year’s QuiltWeek event in Paducah was a delightful experience and is now a sweet memory! We were so happy to see all who attended. Here’s a THANK YOU treat! Enjoy this free quilt pattern, TRAIL TO PADUCAH, which will finish at about 79″ x 79″. Designed by Kimberly Einmo, the quilt as shown was...
AQS Show Coordinator Andrea Ray has the answer! Quilts can be entered in multiple AQS QuiltWeek Contests. AND you can enter in multiple categories! There is a limit of one quilt entry per category; two quilts cannot be entered in the same category. For example, you may enter one quilt in category 1 and another...
AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie Browning, also known as “The Quilting Tangler,” is on a cruise this week in Alaska—she’s teaching Zentangle for Quilting. The cruisers will be creating beautiful images from drawing repetitive patterns, one line at a time. They’ll convert the drawings to quilting patterns—and sewing machines will be on board, so they’ll...
After winning Judges’ Choice in the Gold Coast Quilt Guild’s Red, White, and Beautiful Challenge, Edna Deppen entered her quilt, FLOATING STARS, in the Large Wall Quilts – Hand Quilted category at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Edna, a frequent Paducah QuiltWeek attendee, worked on the gorgeous hand quilting as therapy during a terminal...
Linda Roy sewed, appliquéd, and quilted her entire quilt, PRIMITIVE WEB, by hand and became the winner of the 1st Place, Bed Quilts – Hand Quilted award sponsored by Superior Threads at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014! The quilt came together “pretty fast,” says Linda – in about nine months. The colors were chosen...
Unbeatable sister duo Pat Holly & Sue Nickels won the Bernina of America Home Machine Quilting Award at QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2014. See their quilt, TWO OF US, and hear their quilting tips in this video interview with AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie Browning. The quilt was made for thequiltshow.com, Ricky Tims and Alex...
What an amazing quilt! Judith Phelps’ ingenious wall quilt, THE VALUE OF GEARS, was named the Moda Fabrics’ Best Wall Quilt at AQS Quilt Week®–Paducah, Kentucky 2014. The quilt is an incredible thread-painting; each block is covered in fine details that could only be accomplished in thread. Judith used 16 colors of black, white, and...
Where were you in 1993? Here’s a fun video look at quilt week action from twenty-one years ago at the “Ninth AQS Quilt Show and Contest.” Among the winning quilters, you’ll see Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Libby Lehman and more. Meredith Schroeder makes a speech at the museum as a time capsule is buried; you’ll see...
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